Los Angeles doesn't have the World Trade Center or the Pentagon. Our landmarks, like the Hollywood sign or your favorite beach, often lack the kind of population violence-crazed terrorists crave. See also: Shooting at LAX Closes Terminal 3. But then there's LAX. Crazies around the globe know about ... More >>
LAX has been targeted before.Los Angeles was on a short list of cities targeted for terrorist attacks, according to data mined by troops that raided Osama Bin Laden's Pakistani compound this week. CBS News states that L.A. was listed in the intel along with New York, Chicago and Washington, ... More >>
The flag of Al-Qaeda.As Obama administration intelligence officials this week told the Senate intelligence committee that they were certain Al-Qaeda would again attempt to attack the United States within six months, the leader of the LAX police association urged vigilance at the airport that ... More >>
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned the conviction of the man who put LAX on the terror map, concluding that Ahmed Ressam was not given enough time behind bars for his plot to bomb the airport on New Year's Eve, 1999. The man, who was caught driving a vehicle loaded ... More >>
The Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association is urging "large-scale deployment" of full-body scanners at LAX because wide-spread metal detectors will not catch the kind of high-tech explosives used in the attempted bombing of an airliner over Detroit Christmas day. The LAAPOA states th ... More >>
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